- 200 g Kalamon olives, pits removed
- 3 tablespoons capers, rinsed
- 3 anchovy fillets, strained
- 1 clove of garlic, minced
- ½ tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
- 4 twigs of parsley, only the leaves
- juice form ½ lemon
- 5-6 tablespoons olive oil plus extra for serving
- slices of bread, for serving
- ripe tomatoes, cut into slices, for serving
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- Rinse olives and capers if they are in brine.
- Add all of the ingredients into a food processor, apart from the lemon juice and olive oil. Process until the mixture turns into a paste.
- You can make the paste as smooth as you prefer. The longer you process it the smoother it will be.
- Use a spoon to transfer mixture into a bowl. Add the lemon juice and olive oil and mix. Season with salt and pepper, lightly.
- Taste the tapenade and adjust seasoning, lemon juice and olive oil according to your taste.
- Before serving, you can toast some slices of bread in the oven. When golden, remove from oven, drizzle them with some olive oil and spread with tapenade.
- Serve with tomato slices (optional).
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.